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1. Coping with Coronavirus, One Odder Item at a Time

This week: Putin cracks down on smartphones, some things go online that probably shouldn't, and new coronavirus advice seeks to preserve the peace (and health).

Tags: technology, health, family, coronavirus, Internet, putin, military, metro, transport
2. An Understandable Mistake?

A grassroots campaign to remember the WWII fallen goes south.

Tags: Internet, history, world war ii, Victory Day
3. Pros and Cons of a Global Pandemic

This week we explore the upsides and downsides of self-isolation, strange new laws, and virus testing.

Tags: Chernobyl, alcohol, humor, science, Internet, health, coronavirus
4. Meet Russia's Newest Meme: Pechenegs

Putin's comparison of coronavirus to medieval nomadic invaders has tickled the internet.

Tags: health, Internet, history, coronavirus, putin
5. Homebound a la Russe

As Russia follows the rest of the world in asking people to self-isolate, struggling venues are launching online shows, tours, and even cooking classes. Here are some streaming options from Mother Russia.

Tags: internet, online, YouTube, coronavirus
6. Sleeping Naked, Oh, and Tanks

This week's Odder News: Belarus, the "Switzerland of the East," quiet hours, and tank-fueled wedding proposals.

Tags: belarus, Internet, politics, health, military
7. Meet Russia's favorite sable

Siberian sable fur was once Russia's biggest luxury export, but now we can't get enough of Instagram star Umora, the sable inspiring Russians to never look at fur coats again.

Tags: internet, instagram, animals, fur
8. Booting a Boot, Selling a Psychic Cat, and Eating Leftovers

In this week's Odder News: a Pushkin theme park, a boot-kicking contest, and just the kind of entrepreneurial shake-up the world needs right now.

Tags: Internet, st. petersburg, cats, Pushkin
9. How to Survive in Russia

This week's Odder News features three survival stories: survival in the Russian wilderness, on the internet, and in a world filled with cell phones.

Tags: social media, health, Internet, rural, Russian Far East
10. A Prudently Droll, Privately Disquieting Police Day

A little-known holiday brings to the fore well-known debates about Russian politics.

Tags: police, holiday, Internet, putin, media
By Tiffany Zhu

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